Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1965
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 10th, 11th May 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 2; Somerset 0
UmpiresR Aspinall, TW Spencer
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), A Matthews (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 175/4 (Inman 11*, Greensword 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 30/1 (Booth 13*, Marner 12*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Rumsey4      
BJ Boothc Clayton b Palmer51      
PT Marnerb Langford51      
S Jayasinghelbw b Palmer51      
CC Inmanlbw b Alley30      
S Greenswordc Palmer b Alley27      
J Birkenshawb Palmer2      
+R Julianlbw b Rumsey11      
CT Spencernot out6      
JS Savagedid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 115.2 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-92, 3-149, 4-174, 5-208, 6-211, 7-234, 8-242 (115.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey12   3292--
Palmer28   10483--
Langford35   12601--
CRM Atkinson11   7200--
Robinson4   0210--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Cotton b Spencer5      
RT Virginlbw b Spencer1      
PB Wightb Cotton16      
WE Alleyc Greensword b Spencer23      
CHM Greethamc Marner b Savage6      
KE Palmerc Jayasinghe b Birkenshaw31      
*CRM Atkinsonlbw b Birkenshaw17      
+G Claytonlbw b Cotton3      
BA Langfordc Greensword b Birkenshaw0      
PJ Robinsonnot out11      
FE Rumseyb Greensword42      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 3 w)11
Total(all out, 70 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-26, 3-41, 4-48, 5-74, 6-106, 7-109, 8-110, 9-110, 10-166 (70 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton20   4462--
Spencer14   3393--
Savage20   6391--
Greensword8   3111--
Birkenshaw8   3203--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Clayton b Rumsey3      
BJ Boothc Clayton b Alley18      
PT Marnerb Rumsey15      
S Jayasinghec Rumsey b CRM Atkinson41      
CC Inmanc Alley b Palmer70      
S Greenswordc Rumsey b CRM Atkinson0      
J Birkenshawnot out17      
+R Juliannot out10      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(6 wickets, declared, 52 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-34, 3-53, 4-126, 5-134, 6-154
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey14   1522--
Palmer15   3501--
Alley13   3391--
Langford3   270--
CRM Atkinson7   2262--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Savage14      
RT Virginb Booth27      
PB Wightb Savage0      
WE Alleynot out74      
CHM Greethamb Marner17      
KE Palmernot out7      
*CRM Atkinsondid not bat      
+G Claytondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
PJ Robinsondid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 2 w)10
Total(4 wickets, 50 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-84, 4-126
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton5   1150--
Spencer5   180--
Savage16   7362--
Birkenshaw7   0300--
Booth7   1321--
Marner6   361--
Jayasinghe4   0120--

--> G Atkinson (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> FE Rumsey (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 40
--> BJ Booth (2) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> PT Marner (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5





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